Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Who’s Covered and How?: Health Insurance Coverage for Kids

A recent brief from the Carsey Institute brief examines the health insurance coverage of children under age 18. Using data from the 2008 American Community Survey, the authors found that rural and urban children have lower rates of coverage and, of children with health insurance, nearly two-thirds are covered by public health insurance plans. With major health care reforms under consideration, it is crucial to understand and support the health care needs of young children.

Policies to expand health insurance coverage for children.

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